So I’m halfway through NaNoWriMo and the rewrite of manuscript two. From an outsider’s perspective it must look like I’m slaying it, as I sit at 35,775 words, but rewriting is so much easier than starting from scratch. I have the story, the plot, the characters and the setting all well developed, and I have … Read more
The teenage years are some of the toughest we humans have to deal with. Not only are we learning to become adults, but we are learning who we are, what we feel, and what we want. Throw in a huge handful of hormones and social acceptance issues to deal with and well, yes, the teenage … Read more
Things have been a bit heavy around here lately, what with my Lessons of 2015 posts here and here, and then my last post about what doing something you love every day has taught me. So I thought I lighten the mood for a moment, and ask: what’s your favourite daggy song? But, before you answer, … Read more
For the past few weeks, I’ve been wrapped up in the fourth draft of my work in progress. Sunday night was the deadline for submission to my Novel Writing Course companions and I managed to get it done. Well, almost. There are a few scenes that need reworking, but for the most part, it’s 87,000 … Read more
The inspiration for Part III comes from Lizzie over at Muddle-Headed Mumma who commented on Part II asking if I have posted my favourite music. So here I am: Part III – My Favourite Music.
As I opened up the local paper last night I was greeted with some sad news . Our local iconic record shop was closing down. Once a thriving, pumping business, the digital age of downloading music has taken it’s toll. Although this may not seem a big deal to city folk, where shops come and … Read more
So I am sitting her on the couch on a Saturday afternoon. The house is quiet and still, the afternoon sun is streaming through the curtains and I am alone. Yes. Alone. Without children. Without husband. Husband is off quoting a few jobs, the older girls (my step daughters) are at their Mum’s for the … Read more